The EU has agreed to update their international environmental laws to criminalise harmful environmental actions. This could mean corporations that cause serious environmental harm may end up with key staff members facing arrest and prison time.
Nigeria’s grassroots activists are joining forces to confront the formidable challenge of climate change, spanning from the arid landscapes of Bauchi State to the oil-rich Niger Delta.
you’re reading this it’s probably safe to say you’re kind of into the whole environment thing…. But how do you go from being interested to being part of the movement? Don’t worry, we’re here to show you how!
Concerns about being fired or victimised at work are preventing people from calling out environmental issues at their workplace.
What’s going on here? Last week, the UK prime minister announced that he was scrapping the second phase of HS2, which would have led from Birmingham to Manchester. The new high-speed railway has always sparked concerns from an environmental perspective. Are the plans to axe half of it a good thing? Or is it too little, too late? What does this mean?…
Happy Birthday to us!
We are celebrating 5 years of Curious.Earth!
To mark this momentous occasion we wanted to take the time to look back at everything we have achieved over the past 5 years, and we are also looking to the future with the launch of our Crowdfunder.
What’s going on here? Global leaders at the G7 summit in Hiroshima have classed the increased use of, and investment in, methane gas as “appropriate”. This comes despite repeated warnings from scientists and the UN that we can have no new fossil fuel investment if we’re to meet climate goals. What does this mean? The goal of the summit is to discuss…
As environmentally conscious curious earthlings, it can seem disheartening at times as we read countless news stories of insufficient action by governments, business and the rest of the world. THE WORLD IS ON FIRE! So why are we still flying to Marbella (or York!) rather than embracing slow travel, divesting from fossil fuels, and embracing nature-first recovery as we know we should?!…
Biomass energy (energy generated from organic material such as plants, wood, and waste) has long been a contentious issue amongst environmentalists, scientists, and governments. Interested parties claim it is a “carbon neutral, renewable” energy source, because the trees being burnt absorb carbon during their lifetime and during regrowth. However, this has been debunked on numerous occasions. Environmental campaigners continue to fight for biomass to be downgraded and for subsidies to be stopped.